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NB Power warns customers of telephone scam

2016-06-03


Fredericton N.B – NB Power is advising customers to be on alert for fraudulent phone calls from individuals posing as NB Power employees. NB Power has received a few reports from customers who have received calls from individuals asking customers to make urgent payments by money order to avoid having their power disconnected. 

Customers who receive calls from individuals making these claims are strongly encouraged to report the incident immediately to their local police force, the RCMP or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1- 888- 495- 8501 or www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/.

NB Power also reminds customers to be cautious when receiving phone calls requesting their financial information, or offering products and services. If you doubt you are speaking with an NB Power employee, contact NB Power toll-free at 1- 800- 663- 6272 or by email at customerservices@nbpower.com.

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Marie-Andrée Bolduc, NB Power Communications, (506) 458-3212, mbolduc@nbpower.com.